Finlandia Foundation New York Metropolitan Chapter, Inc is the leading non-profit organization dedicated solely to promote Finnish-American cultural exchange in the tri-state area. We give out scholarship to students and arrange various cultural events throughout the year.

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Former scholarship recipient talent show on March 1 at the Estonia House. More info here.


Finlandia Foundation New York Metropolitan Chapter

Is once again pleased to announce scholarships available for qualified students.

- Applicants with connection to Finland- either by heritage or by Finnish related subject of study/research - are given preference.

- The completed application package must be received by February 15th, 2016

For all additional information, forms and application please visit here


Kaija Caldara – Chairperson

Scholarship Committee


FF NY Chapter wishes to congratulate our scholarship recipients:

Lucy Abrams, Adrina Lacovache-Pana, Eeva Siivonen, Erica Askolin, Heidi Tirkkonen, Jaakko Sarparanta, Neal Simons, Oscar Somersalo, Maarit Aakko, Marjaana Alanko, Markus Kaitila, Natalie Rita and Mervi Markala.

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Finland in August 

Finland in August 


Apply Scholarship For Studies

Apply Scholarship For Studies

The Finlandia Foundation New York Metropolitan Chapter has a distinguished record of awarding scholarships to qualified individuals for study in the United States and Finland in such fields as: science, medicine, business, music, art, history, education, and Finnish studies. Read more of the details and application process.


Finnish Heritage For Life

Finnish Heritage For Life

The Finlandia Foundation New York Metropolitan Chapter Is A Non-Profit Organization, Governed By A Board Of Directors, Which Supports And Cultivates Finnish Culture In The New York Tri-State Area.

We Invite You To Help The Finlandia Foundation® Achieve Its Mission By Joining Our Efforts In Support Of Finnish-American Exchange!

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Support And See Growth

Support And See Growth

Finlandia Foundation New York Metropolitan Chapter is a not-for-profit organization under section 501(c)3 of the IRS Code.  This means that your unrestricted donations are 100% tax deductible.  We accept donations to our scholarship funds and in support of our activities to preserve Finnish culture in the greater New York area.

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